to Police officers, the dead body of a soldier who went missing has been found
about 30 miles from Fort Hood, the Army base in Texas, where he was positioned.
was recovered in Temple, Texas, indicating that the dead may be missing Fort
Hood soldier Sgt. Elder Fernandes. The confirmation from the Forensic
department is pending.
incident mark Fernandes as the third soldier from Fort Hood who went missing in
the past year, and the other two have been found dead this summer.
Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said in a statement while he visited Fort Hood
earlier this month. He said the Central Texas base had reported the highest
number of sexual assaults, harassment, and murder. He ordered an independent
probe of Fort Hood in July after authorities said that Guillen was slain.